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ARLnow Daily Debrief for Apr 19, 2024

Good Friday evening, Arlington. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar.

🕗 News recap

The following articles were published earlier today — Apr 19, 2024.

Since it’s Friday, we’ve also compiled a list of the most-read articles of the week, below.

  1. JUST IN: Protests against military contractors underway in Crystal City (20016 views)
  2. Police break up big teen party in newly built North Arlington house (16623 views)
  3. Ballston affordable housing project opens after years-long delay (12906 views)
  4. JUST IN: FAA to investigate near collision today at DCA (11178 views)
  5. Possible medical emergency leads to overturned vehicle on I-66 (9721 views)
  6. UPDATE: Hail falls on much of Arlington amid Severe Thunderstorm Warning (9703 views)
  7. ACPD: Intoxicated woman damages convenience store, assaults police (7873 views)
  8. Office building in Ballston may be redeveloped as apartment building (5793 views)
  9. NOW: Fatal motorcycle crash shuts down NB I-395 (5634 views)
  10. Recreational weed veto sets back change by several years, proponents say at Arlington forum (3709 views)

📅 Upcoming events

Here is what’s going on Saturday in Arlington, from our event calendar.

Here are the events planned for Sunday:

🌤️ Saturday’s forecast

The skies will be cloudy until mid-morning before gradually clearing up, and the temperature will reach a high of approximately 69 degrees. A north wind will blow at a speed of 8-14 mph, with gusts reaching up to 23 mph. By Saturday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low temperature of about 43 degrees. The north wind will continue at a speed of 7-13 mph and gusts as high as 22 mph. See more from

💡 Quote of the Day

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

🌅 Tonight’s sunset

The MonumentCam screenshot above is used with permission of the Trust for the National Mall and courtesy of EarthCam.

We hope you have a great weekend, Arlington! Feel free to discuss the most-read stories of the week, the upcoming weekend events or anything else of local interest in the comments. 👋